VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Changing the narrative

Today’s media is packed with reported cases of violence against women and girls. As of 2020, the COVID year, Amnesty International said 11,200 rape cases were reported in Nigeria. In April this year, Nigerians woke up to the sad story of the death of popular Nigerian gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, following alleged abuse and domestic … Read more

Sammie Okposo dies, cause of death unknown

Nigerian entertainment industry was, Friday, thrown into mourning as gospel maestro, Sammie Okposo took a dirt nap in Lagos, Nigeria. Aged 51, the welu welu hitmaker, according to reports, was said to have slumped while he was undergoing medical treatment for exhaustion. Though the news of his sudden departure has been confirmed by his family, … Read more

Lobi Stars deny Ronaldo link

With dozens of records already broken by him, he bestrides the entire football world like no other. Having played for some of the best clubs in Portugal, England, Spain and Italy, he is a striking character whose dint of hard work has earned him a revered position in the pantheon of greats. Outside football, he … Read more

OGUN: more than a deity

I know a man who cannot be described as a herbalist, however, in my estimation, the perfect description of him will be traditionalist. The man believes in and reveres all the Yoruba deities. He never speaks ill of them. He believes in the power of plants, he laughs at those who rant at him for … Read more

Malawi’s Vice President arrested for corruption

For the first time in Malawi’s history, a sitting Vice-President is facing six corruption charges. After months of investigation, the country’s Vice President, Saulos Chilima, was today arrested by the Malawi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau over graft allegations. Trouble started for Chilima in June when the watchdog first accused him of receiving $280,000 from a British businessman, … Read more

Ebola cases reduce in Uganda

On 20 September 2022, Uganda was forced to declare the invasion of Ebola disease in its Western Region and Central Region. The over two months war against the virus is said to have been sparked by a Sudan ebolavirus species. According to reports, there are currently seven Ugandan districts affected by the virus. They are … Read more

ASSBIFI unveils suites and events centre

To its credit, the Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions, ASSBIFI, has numerous landmark accomplishments. As an industrial union, it has succeeded in recording many laudable feats which include the empowerment of its workers; strengthening of economic policies / policy interventions; fight discriminations that are encountered by its members in their … Read more